Chaldean Catholic refugees are being held in Ohio, will most likely be beheaded if they are deported

June 11, 2017. More than 100 Chaldean Catholic and Muslim Iraqis were reportedly arrested in Detroit, Mich., on Sunday, June 11, [2017] and were sent to Youngstown, Ohio, to be incarcerated in the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center, a federal prison run by CoreCivic Inc., formerly known as Corrections Corporation of America. Nobody knows how many of these [...]

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Six Muslims Killed in Quebec During Mosque Attack

Jan., 2017. A mass shooting left six people dead in what the Prime Minister called a terrorist attack. Get caught up on The Globe’s coverage of the tragedy and the difficult debates it provoked The basics Six people are dead after a mass shooting at a mosque in Quebec City’s Sainte-Foy neighbourhood on Sunday night. The victims were parents, [...]

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Van Drove into Pedestrians near Finsbury Mosque, London, June 12, 2017

June 12, 2017 (CNN)London once again woke up to another terror attack. Here's what we know about the incident in which a van drove into pedestrians near Finsbury Park Mosque, north London, in the early hours of Monday morning, injuring several people. The 47-year-old driver of the van is now being held for terrorism offenses, [...]

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Two Men in Portland Killed while Protecting a Muslim Girl, May 26, 2017

"The Oregon man accused of screaming anti-Muslim insults at two women, and then fatally stabbing two men and wounding a third as they tried to intervene on Friday, had a history of making extremist remarks, according to the police and civil rights advocacy organizations. In a statement on Saturday, the Portland police said the attacker, [...]

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A 17 year-old Muslim Girl Brutally Murdered and Found in a Pond in Sterling, Virginia, June 18, 2017

Sunday, June 18, 2017, Nabra Hassanen, a 17 year old Muslim girl, was allegedly brutally killed by Darwin Martinex. The event “sent shockwaves through the country after a recent string of violent attacks on Muslims and racial minorities. Police said they are not investigating her death as a hate crime. Hassanen’s body was found in [...]

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American citizen stranded in Iraq

Feb. 2, 2017 Ahmad al-Zirjawi came to the United States as a teenager. His father and two brothers worked with part of the U.S. military presence in Iraq, and the family relocated to the U.S. about six and a half years ago, settling in the town of Hilliard, Ohio, just outside of Columbus. He eventually [...]

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Sixty-nine years old father of an Iraqi translator for the USA in Baghdad Prevented from visiting his son

Jan., 2017 Mohammed Al Rawi Mohammed, a former translator for American journalists based in Baghdad, was granted asylum in the US. In a Facebook post he said his 69-year-old father was prevented from visiting him in Los Angeles. “I don’t understand how this [Trump’s executive order] is going to secure or prevent terrorism. http://www.euronews.com/2017/01/30/the-personal-stories-around-trump-s-travel-ban

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